Pandemic weight gain in kids influenced by family income

The stress, lack of exercise and poor nutrition resulting from the disruption and isolation of the pandemic shutdown led many children and adolescents to gain excess weight. But weight gain was greatest in low-income youth ...

Oncology & Cancer

Why are colorectal cancer rates rising among younger adults?

Nearly double the number of young adults under 55 are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer than a decade ago, and more are dying from the disease each year, as reported recently by the American Cancer Society.


How obesity makes it harder to diagnose and treat heart disease

Being overweight impacts your heart health in more ways than you might think. A new Journal of the American College of Cardiology review paper from Mayo Clinic outlines how obesity affects the common tests used to diagnose ...

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